NGSS - Scientific Model Analysis

NGSS - Scientific Model Analysis
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The teaching goal for this lesson is to let students DISCOVER and DEVELOP their own ideas about what makes good scientific models. Your job is to do as little direct instruction as possible while provoking and facilitating great discussion and shared sense making among your students.

Next Generation Science Standards:

  • SEP – Developing and Using Models
  • CC – Systems and System Models
  • DCI – Varies depending on models selected

Materials include:

  • Suggestions for activating prior knowledge
  • "What-how-why" model rubric/graphic organizer
  • Two sets of model selections
  • Blank model grid for teacher to select custom models relevant to own course
  • Discourse and model-based formative assessment suggestions
  • Teacher background resources on scientific modeling
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Does not apply
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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